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The Vortex

#15 of 3,218 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Little Five Points
American, Bar, Pub
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438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
+1 404-688-1828
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Port St. Lucie, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, drinks and service, killer four horseman burger and Mac cheese changa was off the chain!

Thank mrtrvlr
Concord, North Carolina
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is one of my favorites for really good burgers, sandwiches and tots!!! (and I am not a big tot fan!) They do allow smoking, so be aware. The decor is funky, the place is crowded and it may take a while to get a seat...........soooooooo, why go?????? Because the food is that good in my opinion. If you... More 

Thank NCDawg1990
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is a conversation piece. The food is amazing. I had a "zombie apocalypse burger" and I'm still thinking about how good it was

Thank Aria H
Orlando, Florida
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So my girlfriend and I headed up north during our winter break from school. As a pit stop on the way, I decide to show her one of my favorite places on planet Earth, the Vortex Bar & Grill. We get here around lunch time and have a seat. The eclectic scenery of this joint is so wonderful and attention... More 

Thank Christopher A
Monroe, NY
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was so enjoyed by my husband previously so I had to come here. Sat upstairs. Server was pretty inattentive. In fact I wondered if she left for lunch. Burger was very good and juicy. Hate feeling neglected so probably won't be back.

Thank donna712
Lexington, Kentucky
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of beer and crazy burgers. Their wings were good but the burgers were to die for. I'll definitely visit again when back in Atlanta.

Thank Josh B
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

To start, you have to be 21 to even get in. Luckily we were with company that lived there and warned us about the wait. For a party of 6 we waited about 45 minutes which we didn't mind because we knew it was a big party in a busy restaurant. Luckily they have a bar where you can grab... More 

Thank lilodashort1
Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Get there early because it does fill up fast. They have an awesome burger menu and the craft beer selection is outstanding!

Thank kle8402
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89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We've been meaning to go for years and the food did not disappoint. I had a hotdog but everyone else had a burger and said they were fantastic. Not great for large parties and you cannot get in if you're under 21. I recommend a laughing skull and bring your appetite.

Thank crash330
Bielefeld, Germany
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214 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Vortex has excellent burgers and a great selection of beer. They have more to offer than the average cheeseburger. The frozen desserts a worth a try.

Thank Vtm R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Little Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Little Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 404-688-1828

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?